Discovery certificate for object 2017iit
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14865 [ 2017TNSTR1284....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 13:14:46
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

J. Tonry, B. Stalder, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland (IfA, University of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI), K.W. Smith, S. J. Smartt (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017iit
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nhc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:03:20.157 (75.8339872727) DEC = +18:27:03.14 (18.4508718182)
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 12:02:52 (JD=2458076.0019907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 12:02:52
Flux: 17.884 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-16 12:10:04
Limiting flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017iit